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Annual 2018 Meeting of RIPESS in Bilbao

Written by Laure Jongejans. RIPESS Executive Secretary. The members of the RIPESS Board of Directors met in Bilbao on 4th and 5th October, following their participation in the GESF2018 Forum dealing with collaboration between public actors and SSE organizations. They were warmly welcomed by the Basque SSE network (REAS Euskadi) and the Bilbao City Council. Beyond …

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Launching of the confluence process towards the Barcelona 2020 WSF of Transformative Economies

The first world meeting to prepare the confluence will take place in Barcelona on 5, 6 and 7 April 2019 Written by Laie Vidiella Hernàndez. Communications WSFTE. The World Social Forum of Transformative Economies is a process of confluence of the different movements of alternative economies that exist in different parts of the world, both locally and internationally, …

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The voice of youth of Africa at the SSE conference in Kibera (Kenya)

Written by Elise Pierrette Memong Meno, RIPESS Board Member on behalf of RAESS The International Congress on Cooperation and Global Citizenship organized under the initiative of the Campaign for a Global Curriculum of Social and Solidarity Economy, in partnership with RIPESS, was held from 9 to 11 December 2018 in Kibera, Kenya. The aim was to exchange …

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Strengthening Social Solidarity Economy Movements (SSEM) in Asian region

Written by Prof Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria, member of RIPESS Board and ASEC Chair  Asian Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) members from Philippines, Malaysian, Indonesia and Thailand met in Singapore from November 2 to 4, 2018. The occasion was also too participated in the ASEAN People Forum where ASEC hosted a workshop on “Transformative economic movements at …

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RIPESS integrates NENA as the new organization representing the Oceania region

During the recent RIPESS Intercontinental Board Meeting held in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain), RIPESS Board discussed on the current governance to prepare the network for the enlargement of its international network membership or new sectoral partnerships. During that discussion, the Board approved the integration of the New Economy Network Australia (NENA) as the new organization …

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CSA Beyond Borders: The 7th International CSA Symposium in Thessaloniki, Greece

Written by Elizabeth Henderson, honorary president of Urgenci At regular intervals during the 7th International CSA Symposium, Jocelyn Parot, director of Urgenci, asked the people assembled together – “Is there hope after Thessaloniki?” And the crowd roared back – “yes!” Farmers, food activists and researchers from 40 countries gathered for four intense days in the City …

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For RIPESS, the location of SDG by the SSE is fundamental

Written by Laura Cicciarelli, Chantier de l’Économie Sociale (International member of RIPESS Intercontinental) RIPESS was present at the 5th meeting of the International Pilot Group on Social and Solidarity Economy (GPIESS), which was held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September in New York. As the GPIESS is currently chaired by …

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